Cancer Creatives started in 2016 as a Facebook Shop selling shirts with fanmade designs. The idea was born out of the owner's frustration of being a fanboy in the Philippines where fan merchandise, whether K-Pop or Western Pop Culture, is quite inaccessible. Most of the items are imported and would entail expensive international shipping fees.
The business started designing and printing shirts inspired by pop artists like Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Bruno Mars etc. then ventured into TV Shows, KPOP Groups and other pop culture figures.
In 2020, Cancer Creatives rebranded and launched its new logo and brand colors. The business also expanded its operations to Shopee